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  • Air monitor in Texas fracking-boom country is up and soon to track pollution

    The first air monitor in the heart of the fracking-intensive Eagle Ford Shale region of south Texas has been installed and will be in operation following calibration tests to assess its accuracy. The 40-foot-by-40-foot monitor that looks like a cargo...
  • Future of Evanston's Harley Clarke Mansion uncertain as ever

     Future of Evanston's Harley Clarke Mansion uncertain as ever
    The future of a lakefront, city-owned mansion in Evanston is again uncertain after a proposal for a state agency to move into the building has been scrapped. Evanston officials have been seeking a way to renovate and repurpose the 1920s-era Harley...
  • Illinois misses the fracking boom because of falling oil prices

    Illinois misses the fracking boom because of falling oil prices
    Lyle Weber paid off a sizable chunk of his son's college loan three years ago with money he got from an oil company intending to drill on his farmland. "You get this oil lease check, and all of a sudden you think, 'I deserve one of these things every...
  • India lags US, China in working to curb carbon emissions

    NEW DELHI In the world's most polluted city, a layer of smog hangs over everything, thicker year after year. Dirty exhaust pours out of the more than seven million cars clogging the streets. Smoke from the open fires built for heating and cooking fills...
  • Western Md. faces fracking threat

    Western Md. faces fracking threat
    The recent article about fracking in Western Maryland seemed to me to raise more arguments for not drilling for natural gas in Garrett County than for it ("Fracking debate intensifies in Western Maryland, those benefits would be relatively short-term...
  • Illinois bill would ban drones for hunting

     Illinois bill would ban drones for hunting
    When it comes to preserving fair chase in hunting, Illinois already bans using bait to lure, dogs to kill and certain lights to see animals at night. Now to those and other do-nots, a state lawmaker would like to add one more: drones. State Sen. Julie...
  • PennEast Pipeline could be near elementary school

    PennEast Pipeline could be near elementary school
    Amanda Landino has always loved living in Moore Township. She enjoys the rural, country-like feel, she said. She feels comfortable raising her two young sons in the community that exudes the small-town ideal. But lately, she has concerns about her...
  • Enjoy While You Can — Good News Doesn't Last

    This is a painful time of year for public officials who oversee government budgets. They are expected to see into the future and know the course of complicated economies. No obvious straining or wobbling allowed. One of the challenges is sorting out...
  • Hogan's pick for natural resources secretary bows out

    Hogan's pick for natural resources secretary bows out
    Gov. Larry Hogan has lost a member of his cabinet, even before he could be nominated. Charles C. G. Evans Jr., whom Hogan had tapped to be secretary of natural resources, said Friday he has bowed out because he feared the rigors of managing the 1,300-...
  • GE posts improved 4Q results, led by strong showing from power, water and transportation units

    General Electric Co. posted higher revenue and net income for the fourth quarter, but was held back from even better results by a sputtering performance from its expanding oil and gas division. The company calmed investors by maintaining its guidance for...
  • US oil rig count drops another 4 percent

    DALLAS The number of oil rigs operating in the United States declined for the seventh straight week, as the dramatic fall in crude prices continues to shake U.S. producers. According to the oil field service company Baker Hughes, the U.S. oil rig count...